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The national health system for England has a waiting list of around 7.5 million people – around 14% of England’s population of 56 million (UK population = 68 million) – woke culture is responsible
Ok, this is a long piece about the UK’s NHS. If you want to know how a global health system will work, look no further that the UK’s NHS for a template. All about a massive bureaucracy, waiting lists over the horizon, triaging resources and paying up large for drugs, devices and consultants.
This piece is not suitable for the impatient (inpatient?).
From here in July 2023:
“A record 7.47 million people are waiting to start routine hospital treatment, NHS figures for the end of May show - up from 7.42 million the previous month. This is the highest number since records began for the NHS in England, in 2007. Some 385,000 people have been waiting more than a year to start treatment.”
The rise is not a short term phenomenon.
Now you may be thinking this is because the health care system in the England and the UK has been starved of funding and hence cannot satisfy “steady state” demand from its population.
UK health care spending was50 billion pounds in 2000 and is now around 225 billion pounds, a compound annual increase of 6.8%. Headline inflation over those 23 years has been exactly half that at 3.4% on a compound annual basis.
So what could be the cause of health care costs spiralling out of control?
Well, it’s not the number of hospital beds as the policy has been to reduce these by treating people at home, especially mental patients
“Since 1987/88, the largest percentage reductions in bed numbers have occurred in mental illness and learning disability beds as a result of long-term policies to move these patients out of hospital and provide care in the community.”
There were 238,000 beds in 1988 and were less than half that number of 138,000 in 2022. The UK (not England-;s) population in 1988 was 57 million in 1988 compared to 68 million in now.
The proportion of population to beds has dropped from around 240 to almost 500 in 2022.
So it could be that the number of hospital beds is responsible for the parlous state of waiting lists. Of course
What about staff numbers? Out of interest here is a long term comparison from 1949 to 2018 from here:
In 1949, there were 11,735 full time equivalent hospital doctors in England and Wales, including 3,488 consultants.
By 2018 there were 109,509 full time equivalent medical and dental staff, including 46,297 consultants, in England.
Population of England and Wales was 43.6 million in 1949 and the England and Wales population was 59.1 million by mid-2018. Population up 36%, med and clerical staff up more than a multiple of 9 times.
And now? The NHS is among the top employers in the world, rivalling the Pentagon, Red Army of China and the Indian military.
“Across HCHS, there are over 130,000 doctors, 328,000 nurses and health visitors, 22,000 midwives, 18,000 ambulance staff, 160,000 scientific, therapeutic and technical staff and 387,000 clinical support staff (as of March 2023).
There are also over 206,000 infrastructure support personnel, which consists of managers, senior managers, and those working within central functions and property and estates. These are FTE workforce numbers across HCHS. “
More than 200,000 admin staff and 160,000 scientist, therapists and technical staff. None of the latter would be qualified to ensure quality control of the toxic C19 injections of course, since these were experimental injections with the only “expertise” residing with big pharma and no-one in the world having the ability to control the massively scaled up manufacturing of fragmented monkey DNA and e-coli soup for the billions of doses injected into arms.
The MHRA – UK regulator – employs 1,200 people.
A suggestion for the long term (5 years) NHS – triple the number of beds and sack half the 600,000 admin and support staff (out of 1.4 million employees overall) and replace them with an extra 150,000 medical staff who can reduce the waiting lists.
Instead of that, what we have are headlines like this:
Diversity equity and inclusion on 6 figure salaries (plus benefits) hired by this woke moron of a CEO, Amanda Pritchard.
Her qualifications for running the largest government agency with the biggest expenditure?
From here: Amanda Pritchard - Wikipedia
“Pritchard was born in Somerset, the daughter of John Pritchard, later a Church of England bishop. She grew up in County Durham, attending Durham Johnston Comprehensive School. She graduated from St Anne's College at the University of Oxford with a degree in modern history. Whilst a student, she served as the Librarian of The Oxford Union.”
Modern history and a librarian. Not even a quack or any qualifications in the administration of public health. So how the hell did she land the job that comes with a salary of a quarter of a million pounds or so?
From the TCW article:
“She has been with the NHS since then apart from a short period working for the Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit invented by Tony Blair. In June 2019, she was appointed chief executive of NHS Improvement (that worked well) and was promoted to her current role in August 2021.
In November 2021, Pritchard ramped up the Covid fear campaign by incorrectly claiming that Covid hospitalisations were ‘14 times higher’ than the previous year, that the winter of 2021-22 was going to be ‘difficult’ and, consequently, everyone should get jabbed. “
Not a quack but quite happy to cause harm and death with an experimental injection of toxins.
Here’s the new beef. Not only are around half the staff in the NHS not engaged in providing health care, but the NHS monolith is now seeking to embed “Diversity, Equity and Inclusion” in all aspects of the provision of health care by hiring specialists in that sanctimonious, virtue signalling, racist and bigoted area.
Check this comment out in the TCW piece:
“The advertisement went on to say: ‘Demonstrating our strong commitment to EDI and in context of our objective aligned to the growth of diversity across the workforce; we are particularly seeking applications from individuals who may be from under-represented groups, such as black, Asian or other ethnic groups, individuals with a disability, or LGBTQ+ who meet the specific criteria.’
“Translation: if you are white and not an ‘alphabet person’, do not bother to apply.”
The ad can’t even get the woke order of the letters right – showing IDE instead of DEI.
See how it works? The indigenous, straight population is not qualified to welcome, train, culturally include the weirdos, freaks and first, second or third generation immigrants = -only the freaks, weirdos and immigrant populations need to include themselves in the laughing stock that is the NHS.
If you get the chance and have the inclination – check out the woke language spelled out over many paragraphs in the TCQ piece. Here is an example.
“‘Much learning has taken place during this time, and we currently find ourselves at a new juncture with decisions needed around the next chapter and the sustainability of this work. The Trust is seeking to structurally embed this work within all that we do, and hence is committing to this Board level Directorship. The aim is for this post to provide leadership for lived experience practice; bring the experiential lens to Trust Board decision-making, and facilitate the cultural changes needed to infuse and propagate best practice around shared decision-making, so it can become evident at every level, from Board to the ward and therapy/treatment room.’”
Yeah really! You need waders to get through the BS.
And the salary for this oppressed minority woke quota hire?
NHS looking for an £115k 'director for lived experience' who can create 'brave spaces' for patients.
The Cult of Moloch at work. “Brave Spaces” overseen, ideally, by a first or second generation BLACK OR BROWN (not white) immigrant lesbian, queer or gay. Biden’s press secretary is the role model O guess. 90% of patients will not be that kind of quota hire but will need a “brave space” of their own to avoid the mental torture they will be subjected to.
My bet is that, aside from the dead weight of a ton of bureaucracy in the form of the admin staff needed to support the NHS monolith, “woke” culture is responsible for the massive increase in costs and waiting lists, so is the increase in prices of drugs (that could be at least halved with better procurement practices) massive tech costs for computer systems that are not fit for purpose.
The chance of the woke moron addressing any of these issues? Double O, triple O, eff all, blank” – what will happen is an ever growing sick list and more woke employees providing zero health care.
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